Time Speed and Distance Quiz – 1

Question 1

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A man walks 6 km at a speed of 1 1/2 kmph, runs 8 km at a speed of 2 kmph and goes by bus another 32 km. Speed of the bus is 8 kmph. Find the average speed of the man.

4(5/6)

4(5/6)

3(5/6)

3(5/6)

5(7/6)

5(7/6)

None of these

None of these

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Question 2

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Two trains running in opposite directions cross a man standing on the platform in 27 seconds and 17 seconds respectively . If they cross each other in 23 seconds, what is the ratio of their speeds?

3:1

3:1

1:3

1:3

3:2

3:2

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Insufficient Data

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Question 3

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What is the distance between Alankar’s house and office, if he will reach office late by 20 minutes, traveling at 10 km/hr and will reach early by 15 minutes, traveling at 15 km/hr?

14.5 km

14.5 km

15 km

15 km

17.5 km

17.5 km

16.5 km

16.5 km

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Question 4

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A person crosses a 600 m long street in 5 minutes, What is his speed in km per hour?

3.6

3.6

7.2

7.2

8.4

8.4

10

10

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Question 5

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A thief is noticed by a policeman from a distance of 200 m. The thief starts running and the policeman chases him. The thief and the policeman run at the rate of 10 km and 11 km per hour respectively. What is the distance between them after 6 minutes?

100 m

100 m

150 m

150 m

190 m

190 m

200 m

200 m

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Question 6

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Two friends A and B leave City P and City Q simultaneously and travel towards Q and P at constant speeds. They meet at a point in between the two cities and then proceed to their respective destinations in 54 minutes and 24 minutes respectively. How long did B take to cover the entire journey between City Q and City P?

60

60

36

36

24

24

48

48

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Question 7

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Car A trails car B by 50 meters. Car B travels at 45km/hr. Car C travels from the opposite direction at 54km/hr. Car C is at a distance of 220 meters from Car B. If car A decides to overtake Car B before cars B and C cross each other, what is the minimum speed at which car A must travel?

36 km/hr

36 km/hr

45 km/hr

45 km/hr

67.5 km/hr

67.5 km/hr

18 km/hr

18 km/hr

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Question 8

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A and B stand at distinct points of a circular race track of length 120m. They run at speeds of a m/s and b m/s respectively. They meet for the first time 16 seconds after they start the race and for the second time 40 seconds from the time they start the race. Now, if B had started in the opposite direction to the one he had originally started, they would have meet for the first time after 40 seconds. If B is quicker than A, find B’s speed.

3 m/s

3 m/s

4 m/s

4 m/s

5 m/s

5 m/s

8 m/s

8 m/s

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Question 9

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P cycles at a speed of 4 m/s for the first 8 seconds, 5 m/s for the next 8 seconds, 6 m/s for the next 8, and so on. Q cycles at a constant speed of 6.5 m/s throughout. If P and Q had to cycle for a 436 m race, how much lead in terms of distance, can P give Q and still finish at the same time as Q?

43.4 m

43.4 m

56.6 m

56.6 m

46 m

46 m

P cannot give a lead as Q is always ahead of P

P cannot give a lead as Q is always ahead of P

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Question 10

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Ram flew to Lanka in his Pushpak Vahan, at an average speed of 600 km/hr. On his way back along with Sita, because of the heavier baggage that he was carrying, his speed reduced to 400 km/hr. Find the average speed during the journey

520 km/hr

520 km/hr

440 km/hr

440 km/hr

480 km/hr

480 km/hr

560 km/hr

560 km/hr

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